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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) offers taught and research postgraduate degrees. It facilitates world-leading research across all academic schools and departments, with an impressive track record of innovative interdisciplinary collaborations. Students benefit from first-class research and transferable skills training, dedicated postgraduate-only spaces, and opportunities to present and discuss their work – with their peers and at international conferences.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

5,260 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 75%
  • Part Time 25%

Domicile

  • UK 47%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 42%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Law 80 990 1070
Accounting & Finance 5 715 720
Business & Management Studies 40 455 495
Medicine 110 120 230
Computer Science 105 125 230
Biological Sciences 85 135 220
Economics 30 125 150
Marketing 0 150 150
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 85 35 120
Dentistry 45 75 115
Politics 30 75 100
Physics & Astronomy 60 35 95
English 45 50 95
History 50 35 85
Mechanical Engineering 60 25 85
Mathematics 35 35 75
Materials Technology 60 10 70
Geography & Environmental Science 30 30 60
Chemistry 40 10 50
Education 0 40 40
Librarianship & Information Management 0 35 35
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 30 30
Social Policy 0 25 25
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 15 10 25
Communication & Media Studies 5 20 25
Linguistics 20 5 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 10 20
Anatomy & Physiology 0 15 15
Psychology 15 0 15
Civil Engineering 0 10 10
General Engineering 0 10 10
Medical Technology 0 10 10
Sports Science 0 5 5
German 5 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
Social Work 0 5 5
Russian & East European Languages 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 8,200
Mixed -
Laboratory 8,700
Clinical 24,700
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • QMUL offers a significant package of bursaries, scholarships and studentships in a range of subject areas, including to newly-qualified postgraduate applicants. QMUL graduates can also benefit from its Alumni Loyalty Awards.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university offers approximately 500 accommodation spaces for postgraduate students. The majority are at the Mile End campus but there are also spaces for medicine and dentistry students at Charterhouse Square and Whitechapel campuses.
  • Aspire Point (available from September 2018) is an iconic new development in Stratford providing affordable living and study space for 445 postgraduate students, with stunning views over London and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Aspire Point is a short (20 minute) bus journey away from the Mile End campus.